Geoffroea spinosa Jacq. Geoffroea striata (Willd.) Morong Geoffroea striata (Willd .) Morong Geoffroea superba Humb. & Bonpl. Geoffroea superba Humb. Name, Status, Confidence level, Source, Date supplied. Geoffroea bredemeyeri Kunth, Synonym, H, ILDIS, Geoffroea striata (Willd.) Morong. Geoffroea spinosa in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service.

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Geoffroea spinosa Jacq.

Geoffroea decorticans Gillies ex Hook. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat It was recently assigned to the informal monophyletic Pterocarpus clade within the Dalbergieae. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The contrasting colors and textures created by this puzzle-piece pattern make the tree visually fascinating.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It is also used as fuel and to make cheap posts for fences. Although it gathers few species, they are highly extended geographically throughout the subcontinent. Retrieved 10 February Geoffroea is a rather small genus of wild spiny shrubs or small trees of tropical and subtropical South America. Not for the casual reader.

Lidia Perez de Molas. Along with this undulating trunk, large flakes of the bark peel off or decorticate hence the species name decorticans.


The tree flowers in spring, either singly or in clusters. Geoffrea Stokes Gourliea Gillies ex Hook.

Flowers and leaves Photograph by: Publisher University of Wisconsin Year ISBN Description An amazing and comprehensive work, giving a brief guide to the many genera of the family Fabaceae and also the principle uses of the genus.

Range of Geoffroea decorticans.

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. The common name Chilean Palo Verde comes from the mottled green color of the trunks but does not seriously resemble Cercidium. Retrieved from ” https: Geoffroea decorticans is unique among legumes in that it produces fleshy, wpinosa pods that hold a single gelffroea.

A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best. Geoffroea decorticans Gillies ex Hook. Articles with ‘species’ microformats. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. As trees mature the trunks and branches take on a sculptural quality with long longitudinal, irregular ridges and valleys.

Wikispecies has information related to Geoffroea. S Afr J Bot. The latter is the record low temperature for Santiago del Estero, Argentina, where G. Its companions conforming the forest are usually algarrobosquebrachosand the related and very abundant cavens.

Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. The peeling tan to brown bark is eventually shed revealing the dark green, “immature” trunk beneath.


Geoffroea spinosa – Wikispecies

Type species Geoffroea spinosa Jacq. Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The seeds and fruit, being edible, are valued as human and animal feed, and the yellow wood is suitable for carpentry and furniture making once dry.

Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed.

Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. Edinburgh Journal of Botany. This tree inhabits dry to arid spiniferous forests in a rather broad area of southern South America which extends mainly through I to IV regions of Chile and central and northern Argentina and throughout highland Boliviathough it is also found in Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.

Retrieved from ” https: Range of Geoffroea spinosa.